My name is Jessica Stracener, i wrote a few years back, but i have more information this time.
My family is from Sweetwater TX, Bernard Stracener was my grandpa but died in 1977 i think, married to Wanda McAnear, His father was Charles Dalton Stracener born in New Hope, Arkansas Sept. 3 1893 or 94 moved to Texas and married Estelle Best he died of a heartattack Jan. 8 1954. His folks were Bill (J.W.?) Stracener and Mary Jane Huey-Smith-Stracener-Ozment. Bill was born on Jan. 12, 1870 in New Hope, AK and died at age 42 of an appendicitis. From what some old family papers say, he was Town Marshal in New Hope for 3 terms (no dates given), he and Mary Jane had 6 children Wyatt Oscar and Della Smith Reid from her first marriage, Charlie(My great GP) Hester(bd:3-24-1896), Jessie(bd:8-16-1900), and Jimmie(bd:7-23-1902). I dont have any more info on these brothers or sisters, Bill's folks or family afer that.
I've been searching for 8 years PLEASE HELP!